Installing the AMD-RAID BIOS Drivers during a Supported Ubuntu Desktop Installation Note: AMD-RAIDXpert2 supports the Ubuntu 16.04 desktop operating systems. Note: Prior to starting this procedure, obtain the AMD-RAID drivers from your system supplier or motherboard vendor. Copy the AMD-RAID drivers to the dd directory on a USB flash drive, following the instructions in Section 7.3.2, Copying AMD-RAID Drivers in a Linux ® Environment, on page 63.
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Note: The Ubuntu driver CD-ROM .iso image contains all Linux variations for a particular release. Note: Some of the windows indicated in this procedure might not appear during the installation. 1. Power on the system.
2. Remove the Ethernet cable from the system.
3. Insert the Ubuntu desktop operating system CD-ROM or DVD into the system's CD or DVD
4. Create a bootable array by following the procedure in Section 6.4, Create Arrays, on page 54.
5. As soon as the Ubuntu desktop kernel starts loading, press F6 to go to Advanced Options.
6. Select the desired language, then press Enter.
7. From the list, select Try Ubuntu without Installing 8. Press F6 - Other Options, then press ESC.
9. At the end of the Boot Options string, type the following, then press Enter: break=mount
Note: The string should look like the following: splash --- break=mount modprobe.blacklist=ahci nomodeset 10. When the BusyBox shell displays, perform the following steps:
a. Insert the USB flash drive.
b. Type the following, pressing Enter after each one:
• mount -t vfat /dev/sdal /tmp
• Note: /dev/sda1 may need to be changed to /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdc1, depending on
the number of devices there are.
• cp -ap /tmp/dd /
• umount /tmp
c. Remove the USB flash drive.
11. Wait patiently for the Ubuntu Desktop to appear
12. Double Click the Install Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Desktop ICON 13. When the Welcome screen displays, select the desired language then click Continue.
14. From the Preparing to Install Ubuntu window, accept the defaults, then click Continue.
15. From the Installation Type window, Select Erase Disk and install Ubuntu, then click